The "promposal" was criticized as racist and "sad" by their peers—and the same slavery prom date proposal just got a Florida student banned from his prom last week.
Missouri state Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal blasted white Democrats on the Senate floor Tuesday, saying there's "no difference" between them and members of the Republican Party and called for slavery reparations.
The statue was erected more than a century ago after funding from local working-class men and women.
"I was the conductor of the Underground Railroad for eight years, and I can say what most conductors can't say; I never ran my train off the track and I never lost a passenger."
And what the president can nevertheless learn from the museum.
A recent report showed African migrants being sold "like cattle" for as little as $400 at auctions in Libya.
The National Memorial for Peace and Justice and The Legacy Museum: From Enslavement to Mass Incarceration will open on April 26, 2018.
Trump's lack of political qualifications would have sunk his political career if he were black, the author argued.
"I shall never forget the difference between those who fought for liberty and those who fought for slavery; between those who fought to save the Republic and those who fought to destroy it."
Stories say the people of Easter Island's destroyed the landscape before turning to cannibalism. The truth is far more sinister.
The state's Republican speaker of the House said the "Children of the Confederacy" plaque should be removed from the capitol building.
Lee led an armed rebellion against the United States in defense of slavery.
Tobacco plantation owners encouraged racial hatred between blacks and poor whites.
Viewers will think 'Oh, that's slavery. Wow, that was terrible. I'm glad it's over and our nation has moved on.'
Sidney Blumenthal writes that HBO should base its what-if history "Confederate" on what really happened
Bryan Stevenson's Equal Justice Initiative partnered with the Brooklyn Museum on a new exhibit that confronts 'racial terror in America,' from slavery through mass incarceration.